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A few more perspectives for you Rithika: - In general, most good GMAT based programs (including ISB) expect 4-5 years of solid pre-MBA experience. Given that context, applying with only 1-2 years of experience might be a risky strategy. If time is a big factor, CAT might be a better thing to explore...

by mcbMcK

Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Profile Evaluation
Replies: 3
Views: 1155

A few more perspectives for your to consider Tarun: - The profile contours and your attachment with family business sounds good. However, you have to ensure you weave all of this into a coherent story with quantified impact and most importantly, connect it looking forward. Your current SoP doesn't d...

by mcbMcK

Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Profile Evaluation for ISB, Hyderabad
Replies: 5
Views: 4434

Thank you both for your advice! I did end up taking the test again this past Saturday, and while my complete shift in focus to Quant resulted in a little slip in verbal, I was able to improve my overall score to 660 (43Q/37V). Hopefully that, along with 6 years of diverse experience with some upwar...


Not sure if you have already put in the application or if this was for next cycle. Nonetheless, a few points to ponder: - The work designation sounds good; however it will be important to understand the nature of your job and how it 'connects' with your post-MBA plans. The overall story/pitch has to...

by mcbMcK

Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: ISB
Replies: 2
Views: 961

Might be a tad late, but here are a few thoughts for you wjm2020. The current score would mean most of your target schools (some more than others) making a big exception and move away from their usual range. You haven't mentioned anything about the profile so can't comment on it but usually, it is a...


RD, Some of this may not be what you wanted to hear. - The value of a full time MBA goes down dramatically after a certain age/experience range. Read here . So you should choose programs where you will not be a big outlier. You may want to evaluate the 3 IIM one year programs. - The career change yo...

by mcbMcK

Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: 1 Year MBA after 10.5 Years in IT.
Replies: 2
Views: 1073

A few more thoughts on your profile Sahil: - The work experience seems interesting though eclectic. It will be vital to connect the two gigs otherwise the experience my appear fractured leading to some loss of numbers there. - The trading thing sounds good too; but again, the brownie points will com...

by mcbMcK

Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Profile Evaluation - Any chance at "the top 20s" ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1920

A few perspectives for you to consider xnet: - The overall profile contours look good. However it will be important to understand your PGDM performance - was that on a scale of 10? If yes, you'll have to explain some because academics play a pretty important role here. - Not directly relevant, but t...


Consider the following points Sakshet: - The overall profile looks fair and your NIT pedigree will be definitely useful. It is not clear however if any of your ECs have continued after college? - For reasons mentioned here , we do not speculate on school selection. That said, you do have most of the...


Consider the following points Santosh: - The overall profile looks pretty good indeed as Sales and Marketing profiles are rare after engineering, that too in international settings. That said, make sure you've done more research on your post-MBA plans. Despite your experience, customer facing sales/...

by mcbMcK

Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Profile Evaluation Request & B-school Suggestion
Replies: 1
Views: 4073

Consider the following points Nidhi: - Your overall profile sounds pretty impressive and interesting. It will be good to understand career progression you may have had. The startup will be pretty good but you will have to clearly articulate how an MBA will help. Read here for schools good on social ...

by mcbMcK

Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: How to move forward? Please evaluate my profile
Replies: 4
Views: 1866

Consider the following points dec.dream: - Your work experience in Analytics will be very useful; assuming the brand is good. The transition into the agro business will have to be explained well in terms of continuity. It is also not clear as to how long you've been doing this (2 years? or less?). -...

by mcbMcK

Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Profile Evaluation help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 2031

I want to get selected in any of these 1 year MBA programs of India: IIM A,B,C,L,I, XLRI, SP Jain or MDI. <<snip>> Kindly, tell what GMAT score should i target and what minimum score can get me into any of the above mentioned programs? Also, who are the best admission consultants for these Indian p...

by mcbMcK

Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Ask MBA Crystal Ball
Replies: 519
Views: 124616

Consider the following points kewldudeer: - Your work sounds interesting but you've provided more a job description rather than achievements/highlights. You'll need to articulate those eventually - think of what makes you stand out and how will you differentiate in your peer group. - The Cricket thi...

by mcbMcK

Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Is my profile with GMAT 680 good enough.
Replies: 3
Views: 2052

Consider the following points Akshay: - Your Environment related work and leadership experience sounds interesting. It can be a bit tough to show substantial skills and achievements in a Test role in general - so you'd have to think hard and deep around that. This also means your task is cut out for...